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The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  27 April 1973 (Denmark)
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Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped ... See full summary »

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Roger
Pat Priest ...
Linda
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Ken
Albert Cole ...
Cass
John Bloom ...
Danny
Berry Kroeger ...
Max
Larry Vincent ...
Andrew
Jack Lester ...
Sheriff
Jerry Patterson ...
Deputy
Darlene Duralia ...
Miss Pierce
Raymond Thorne ...
Motorcyclist (as Ray Thorn)
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Motorcyclist (as Donald Brody)
Mary Ellen Clawsen ...
Motorcyclist
Janice P. Gelman ...
Teenager
Mike Espe ...
Teenager
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Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped psycho-killer invades Girard's home, killing Danny's father before being gunned down himself. With the maniac dying and Danny deeply unsettled by his father's death, Dr. Girard decides to take the final step and transplant the killer's head onto Danny's body. Of course, things go horribly wrong and the two-headed creature escapes to terrorize the countryside. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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One Wants to Love, One Wants to Kill! Two heads grafted to the body of a giant! See more »

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In 1971, American International Pictures theatrically distributed this film on a double bill with Scream and Scream Again (1970) starring Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. See more »

Quotes

Danny: [as the 2 headed monster wakes up] Daddy. Daddy.
Cass: Whatta you know. He can talk.
Danny: Who are you?
Cass: I'm your brother.
Danny: I don't have a, a brother.
Cass: You do now. I don't like it any better. But until we can do something about it, I'm running this monster, understand?
Danny: Uh, my neck hurts.
Cass: My neck hurts, stupid. Don't you see what these maniacs had done to us?
Cass: Stop jerking around. You and I are now one, dummy. Let's stand up. I'll show you.
Cass: [as the monster gets up and starts walking for the first time] Aaaagh! I ...
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Incredible
Lyrics by Barnabus Hill
Music by John Hill
Sung by Bobbie Boyle
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Cult classic, two headed style
25 November 2006 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

INCREDIBLE 2-HEADED TRANSPLANT, THE (1971)

** 1/2 (out of four)

Bruce Dern plays a scientist who enjoys putting one head onto another body. He puts the head of a psychopath onto the body of his stupid, yet huge gardener and it goes on a killing spree. This here is certainly far from a "good movie" but the cult level is high enough to keep it entertaining. Dern is quite good but the film mostly works due to the laughs it gets from the two headed killer.

Available on DVD through MGM as part of their Midnite Movies line. This title is paired with the other cult favorite, THE THING WITH TWO HEADS, with Ray Milland.


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